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Gran Canaria's recent wildfires have highlighted the importance of the island's forests. Here's why they are so important and what is being done to replant and maintain them.

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The Gran Canaria fires has burned through the night and is expected to continue to spread today due to high temperatures and winds. The Tamadaba forest in the west is ablaze and possibly unsaveable.

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The Gran Canaria fire has burned out of control across the highlands all day and has now made its way into the vast and pristine Tamadaba pine forests of north west Gran Canaria.

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A new fire that started in the forest just above Valleseco in the northern Gran Canaria highlands has now burned over 1000 hectares of forest and countryside and is spreading.

Published in News
Saturday, 17 August 2019 18:20

Making Sense Of Gran Canaria Forest Fires

Gran Canaria forest fires are spectacular events but the island is well-prepared to deal with them and most are extinguished before they get out of control. Tourists and visitors are not at risk as Gran Canaria wildfires happen up in the mountains a long way from the resorts and the airport.

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The Multiaquatic dolphin watching boat has a 98% success rate at finding whales and dolphins on its trips out of Puerto Rico marina in south Gran Canaria and many trips include a swimming stop.

Monday, 12 August 2019 07:28

Gran Canaria Fire Now Extinguished

Tejeda has been evacuated after strong winds reactivated the Gran Canaria fire and pushed flames towards the town. The fire is currently out of control and spreading on several fronts.

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The Gran Canaria fire has now consumed an area the size of 1000 football fields after reactivating overnight. It is currently classified as "out-of-control" and has spread from the Artenara municipality into both Galdar and Tejeda. 

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Without exaggerating, there are a few questions we hear at least once a day. So we thought we’d write a Frequently Asked Questions so we can just point to this. Just click on your question and you’ll find our best reply.

If your question is not answered here, try our Gran Canaria Facebook group, there are thousands of people willing to help you out.

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With a maximum number of 67 passengers, a summer afternoon cruise on the Afrikat catamaran is a fun and relaxing day out on the Atlantic Ocean and the perfect way to see Gran Canaria from a brand new angle.

There is nothing better than watching the sun set over the ocean in Gran Canaria; unless you are out on the water on a sunset cruise with live music and free cava.

This three hour Afrikat fun cruise is amazing value for money and perfect for families with small children. It runs during July and August from Puerto Rico.

If there's one thing you have to do in Gran Canaria, it's to get out on the water. The Afrikat morning cruise is one of the best options and a top excursion recommended by the Gran Canaria Info team. 

 

The Taurito Bay reef is one of Gran Canaria's top snorkelling sòts and Canary Diving's Discover Snorkelling Experience is the best way to explore it. 

At Gran Canaria Info we only recommend the very best service providers and Canary Diving is the best and most popular dive shop in south Gran Canaria for both beginners and experienced divers. 

Book a trip on the superb Afrikat catamaran and you are guaranteed to have one of Gran Canaria's top experiences. Reserve it here and you book direct with the Afrikat at the best possible price. 

If you think the Maspalomas dunes are impressive, wait until you see them from the air. A 45 minute paratrike flight is a holiday-making adventure and you can't do it at a better price than with this Gran Canaria Info offer.

The Villa de Firgas is one of the most popular towns in north Gran Canaria for people who really want to get away fro it all and visit authentic local spots. Gran Canaria Info fans love its peaceful atmosphere and famous street waterfall and mosaics. 

Published in Resorts & Places

COCÓ Food & Wines is a new place bringing quality food with international flavours to San Fernando. It's a little gem of a restaurant in a local area that punches way above its size when it comes to flavour and value for money. 

The Gran Canaria mountains are now a World Heritage Site due to the close cultural connection between the island's original Canarii inhabitants and the landscape. It's a tradition that chef Borja Marrero continues at Texeda with superb dishes made from local ingredients from the Tejeda area.

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